martes, 31 de mayo de 2011

Moving continents

Self-study activity:
Watch this BBC video on the formation of Europe and answer the questions below.

1 Where were England and the Low Countries when Europe was on the move?
2 How deep underground is the flowing rock that moves the continents?
3 How far do the continents move every year?
4 What pastime is the formation of Europe compared to?
5 How long ago was Europe on the equator?
6 What was the weather like?

You can read the transcript here.
1 near the Antarctic Circle 2 80 kilometers 3 a few centimeters 4 a jigsaw puzzle 5 300 million years ago 6 warm and wet